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RADIUS Slingshot Venture to launch Canada’s first Zero Waste grocery store

Feb 12, 2016

A new venture housed at the Beedie School of Business’ social innovation lab RADIUS aims to solve the increasing problem of consumer-generated waste in the world’s oceans – one piece of plastic at a time.

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The Beedie School of Business 2016 PRMIA Risk Management Challenge team. From left to right: Mahad Farrukh, Chang (Emma) Liu, Ai Zhang, and Salvatore Moustakas.

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Four students from the MSc Finance program at the Beedie School of Business emerged victorious over three teams from Western Canada to win the regional round of the prestigious PRMIA Risk Management Challenge.

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Beedie School of Business lecturer Kamal Masri was awarded the Canadian Cancer Society’s Community Champion Award for his efforts in fundraising for cancer research.

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Beedie School of Business lecturer Kamal Masri has never been afraid to take chances.

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Beedie School of Business Associate Professor Rekha Krishnan and Assistant Professor Rajiv Krishnan Kozhikode.

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The following article about research by Beedie School of Business faculty Rekha Krishnan and Rajiv Krishnan Kozhikode was published by the Globe and Mail on January 29.

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Beedie School of Business senior lecturer Kathleen Burke.

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Beedie School of Business senior lecturer Kathleen Burke’s first teaching position was an awakening – both figuratively and literally.

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Jon Hoerauf (left), Vice President of Arc’teryx, and Susan Gelinas, Vice President of Health, Wealth and Mobility at Lululemon, joined Yuen Pau Woo, President of HQ Vancouver, for a panel discussion on how to grow  a global hub of premium and performance apparel in B.C.

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Unbeknownst to many of its residents, British Columbia is home to a cluster of head offices in the premium and performance apparel sector – and the province should strive to leverage the unique advantages it has to offer to entice organizations to set up head offices here, and nurture those less-developed ones that already call B.C. home.

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Ian Campbell, hereditary chief of the Squamish Nation, was a member of the first cohort of the Executive MBA in Aboriginal Business and Leadership.

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The following article was published by Business In Vancouver on January 15. By Nelson Bennett.

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Mr. Han Jun, Vice Chairman of China’s Office of the Central Leading Group on Financial and Economic Affairs and Central Rural Work Leading Group, spoke about China’s thirteenth Five-Year Plan at a special event hosted by the Jack Austin Centre for Asia Pacific Business Studies at SFU's Beedie School of Business.

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A commitment to innovation and green technologies, and a shift away from the inefficient economic model that relies on cheap labour for manufacturing will play fundamental roles in the future of China’s economy.

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Aboriginal North Van

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More First Nations students navigate post-secondary business training as aboriginal high school graduation notches to all-time high. 

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From left to right: Beedie School of Business graduate students Vladimir Baydin, Mahad Farrukh, Ahmed Sallaam and Grace Potma.

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A team of Beedie School of Business graduate students has qualified from a field of over 25,000 applicants for the prestigious Hult Prize, the largest student competition in the world.

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Donovan Woollard (left), Director of Radius Ventures, interviewed BBA alumnus and co-founder of EFL, Bailey Klinger at the annual Alumni Reunion.

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The prospect of a financial institution being unable to determine whether or not a customer is eligible for a loan is an alien one to Canadian residents. In western society, the population has become used to loans being approved within minutes, often without even speaking to someone face to face.

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